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- 1. Hinduism, Hindooism, religion, faith, organized religion
- usage: the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
- 2. Hinduism, Hindooism, religion, faith, religious belief
- usage: a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
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See also: hindooism (Dictionary)